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Amy N.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BFA in Industrial Design from Carnegie-Mellon University
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Amy N.

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I have a LOT of patience! All you need is the desire to learn to knit. If you never have knitted before, I will get you knitting. If you want to learn, but believe you can’t learn because someone told you can’t learn to knit, I will prove that you can knit. If you have knitted a long time ago, but forgot all of it or most of it, I will bring it back to you. If you already know the basics of knitting, but don’t know how to get beyond the simple knitted squares and rectangles, I can get you to the next level. If you know knitting basics, but gave up because you make a lot of mistakes, I will show you how to fix mistakes, so that mistakes don’t become traumatic. If you know the basics, but want to learn a different technique such as color work, cables, lace, or more, I can teach you. Do you have trouble reading patterns or charts, I can take the mystery out of them.

Because of COVID-19, I only teach online for now. I use Zoom for my teaching platform only. Please get familiar with ...

About Amy

I am extremely patient and determined to teach anyone with a desire to knit or crochet, no matter how high or low their individual learning curve seems to be. My 25 years or so educational and professional past experience is in industrial, exhibit, graphic, stage and jewelry design. My passion for

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Molly
Amazing! I was stuck at the beginning of a cardigan pattern, she jumped in and got me going again. Very kind and helpful. Loved it!
Lisa
Great Teacher!
Scarlet
I have to update my review now that I've had a bunch of lessons with Amy. People who can do something well and also teach well are rare and Amy is one of those. Before I started with her, I had been doing crochet using YouTube and had taken a couple of local classes. I was pulling things out and starting over frequently because i'd realize i didn't understand/had totally missed something, which was getting frustrating. Even in the live classes the teachers were nice and skilled but they didn't take the time to make sure we understood certain fundamental facts about crochet and what we were doing, focusing more on just getting it done. Amy makes a point of expressing the basic things one needs to know about the stitches we are doing, as much as helping me get the final result.

I looked up online lessons because the quarantine had started and I had purchased a sweater pattern that I really wanted to make, and thought i should be able to accomplish. Many people on Ravelry had complained about the pattern's shortcomings -- some had given up on it, though the people that did complete it, had great results - over 95 people posted pictures of their results, though some aren't quite like the advertised picture. I really wanted to make that sweater though, so I thought it was time to get some real lessons, and found Amy. The way she talked me through the pattern and other patterns, I totally got how to look at patterns and think about them. She lets you know her thought process so you can think it through yourself. Now, when i rip something out to do something over, it's not because i don't know what i'm doing so much as i now know what i'm trying to accomplish. The sweater is almost done and btw, looks just like the picture!! I've realized that it's a great idea to tell Amy whatever i'm thinking and she will give the best advice. Oh, and from the first lesson, she got me getting straight edges easily (now, it makes so much sense but at the time it seemed like a fluke whenever i had a straight edge!)
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Sue-Ting C.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sue-Ting C.

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Do you have a knitting project sitting around from way back when? Have you always wanted to learn? I'd love to help you get started or finish up that project by reviewing basic stitches or learning new ones.

About Sue-Ting

I love working with students of all level to help you grow your passion for fiber arts! I can provide: Needles/hooks to borrow Yarn Pattern ideas Students should have (eventually): Yarn Needles Stitch maekers Darning needle *** Specialties *** Knit and Crochet Garments, blankets, shawls

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Brianna S.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Bachelor of Arts: Music - Liberal Arts Track from North Central College
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Brianna S.

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With the knitting lessons, we'll start out learning how to prepare your piece, read basic patterns, learn how to cast on and off. We'll go through the basic stitches (knit and purl), and how to use them to make a scarf.

About Brianna

Hi, I'm Bri! I'm a graduate of North Central College with a BA in Music (Emphasis in Composition and Percussion) and a minor in History. I absolutely love music, every single aspect of it. I love to make music a part of everybody's lives who want and need it. I want to help you with your musical ne

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Super kind and patient while I stumbled my way thru the basics
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Brianna was a great teacher for my child.
She was encouraging and positive. She
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I would recommend her strongly.

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Maria R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Certified Knitting Instructor from The Knitting Guild Association
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maria R.

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I am an experienced knitting teacher and am certified to teach knitting by The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) and the Craft Yarn Council of America. My goal is to educate and preserve for future generations the appreciation of hand knitting as a fiber art that provides stress relief, is a creative outlet, and provides a sense of accomplishment.

I truly enjoy teaching others to knit and have enjoyed 15 years of helping new knitter's confidence soar and creativity grow while teaching knitting in various venues throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties including Pasadena City College, Monrovia Adult School, the City of Santa Fe Springs, City of Glendale, City of Orange and City of Whittier.

Since 2004 I’ve taught hundreds of people the craft of knitting. While developing a well-organized teaching approach, creating effective lesson plans and fun methods of teaching basic to advanced techniques and sharpening my ability to tailor my teaching skills to fit the needs of all ...

About Maria

I am an experienced knitting teacher and am certified to teach knitting by The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) and crochet by the Craft Yarn Council of America. My goal is to educate and preserve for future generations the appreciation of hand knitting and crochet as fiber arts that provide stres

Fiona S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Arkansas
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Fiona S.

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Students will learn how to knit beautiful pieces they can be proud of.

About Fiona

I am a music grad student from Arkansas. I learned to knit when I was four, but took off with it in junior high. Now my favorite thing to knit is fair isle sweaters. I spent three years working at a knitting store in AR, and I love the way knitting can bring people together. I would love to help

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Stephanie
Fiona is very patient and a great teacher!
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Kelly M.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kelly M.

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I started teaching knitting when I was 15, to both those younger and older than me. What I think I bring to the table is an extraordinary amount of patience and excitement! I remember very clearly when I was learning to knit when I was around 10, how stressed out and frustrated I kept getting. I know that the learning process is different for every single person so I strive to make sure you are comfortable and we are only going at the pace that works best for you. This can be a life long fun and satisfying activity (once the stress part goes away!)

About Kelly

Hi! I have been knitting for around 20+ years now (about 2/3rds of my life) and love to share that with others! When I was in high school, I started teaching lessons at a yarn shop and realized how much I enjoyed working with others. Professionally I have held several customer service and managemen

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Average Cost of Knitting Lessons in Forrest, IL

The average cost of 60-minute knitting lessons in Forrest is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $155 per hour.
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"Melisa is a very experienced knitter. Even though she is at such a high level, she can instruct others and explain techniques in a very understandable way. She enjoys watching students gain confidence and improve their skills. Very few knitters have Melisa’s mastery of this art or the ability that she has to teach it."
Susan
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"It was apparent that Dawn understands how to teach using video conference technology and the best visual technique to ensure I could see every step. I really believe I received the best one on one teaching experience."
Cynthia
Took Knitting lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Melisa is so patient and great company. A very aspirational teacher."
Simone
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Erin was so very patient with me and so kind. She is a great teacher!"
Helen
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable!"
Pam
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Erin helped me build confidence as I ventured into continuing learning knitting; I have run into frustrations trying and stopping but she was able to help me understand my patterns and turn out a beautiful baby coat and booties; patience and great attitude."
rhonda
Took Knitting lessons from Erin R.
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"she is just great. she makes learning fun. couldn't get any better than this."
Mirna K.
Took Knitting lessons from Guner A.
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"Fantastic! Very knowledgeable"
Mari
Took Knitting lessons from Nicole S.
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"It was a great start. Angela answered my questions and helped me understand what my next steps would be. She was assigned homework 😊,"
Luce
Took Knitting lessons from Angela C.
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"Bonnie is a great resource for knitting help! She's knowledgeable and patient. We did have a few tech issues, but she gave me extra time, which was above and beyond, since the issues mostly were from my end. I do have to say though, that a zoom lesson doesn't compare to being together in person, but it's still a good option when that isn't available."
Susan
Took Knitting lessons from Bonnie N.
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